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13 of my favorite things to do in New York

NYC has so much to offer a young student on internship in hospitality! Astried Arini (Bachelor Degree in Hospitality Management 2016 ) shares her favorite things to do in NYC  during her internship in the rooms division department at The Chatwal, in New York City. Life on internship in New York City New York is my dream place to visit and work, so I had some places on my list that I really wanted to

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How remote destinations are creating unusual hospitality career opportunities

Nowadays, travel buffs are going to the ends of the Earth for the most authentic vacation experiences and this trend is creating some extraordinary new hospitality jobs. Here’s a look at the origins and implications of the remote destination travel trend and some of the best faraway places to start a new adventure in hospitality. The growth of remote destination travel Remote destinations are becoming increasingly popular and accessible due

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Working for Uber – Interview with Glion alumnus, Gauthier van den Eynde

Name: Gauthier van den Eynde Company/title: Operations and Logistics Manager at UBER Graduation year: 2010 Program: BA Hospitality Management with Finance and Revenue Management Gauthier van den Eynde ’10 found a great niche for his hospitality business expertise working for Uber as an Operations and Logistics Manager. In this five-year-old, ride-sharing company that was valued at USD 18.2 billion by investors in 2014, Gauthier has experienced first-hand the immense potential

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Destination management tips from visiting lecturer Doug Lansky

On August 31st, we welcomed Doug Lansky as a guest speaker for the Contemporary Issues in Marketing class on Bulle campus. As an expert on the topics of travel and tourism management, Doug is an acclaimed key note speaker for major industry events. He recently wrote a book about signage and set up a related exhibition in Sweden, and he writes for well-known guide books and travel journals. As one

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Moving from United Arab Emirates to Asia

Dear Alumni’s and colleagues, greetings from Bangkok, I am back in Bangkok since February this year to look at the Asian operations for Best Western International. Why this move after 4 years in the United Arab Emirates? What’s the reason for leaving a vibrant destination such as Abu Dhabi and Dubai? I will share with you the answer in the second half of my first post. But let me first

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